Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Hang on to your hats, 413, because this edition of TheBeat has so much news, you're going to feel like Maverick in "Top Gun," riding into the danger zone! Perhaps that's a bit much to describe a newsletter, but what I can promise is some very compelling news.
A Pittsfield intersection has seen 50 crashes in the past 10 years, including a recent car-versus-pedestrian accident, and city officials now are talking turkey about a redesign of the roadway.
Dalton voters give the green light to paying for a new Wahconah Regional High School. The cost to taxpayers in the school district's seven towns? About $41.33 million.
The state senator from the Berkshires is attempting to round up state funding to help cover the cost of a pilot run of the Berkshire Flyer, a proposed rail line from Boston to Pittsfield.
A tanker leaked fuel over roadway in the southern part of the county, on Route 23 from Egremont to Great Barrington. The tank might have leaked up to about 100 gallons. The state Department of Transportation and the state Department of Environmental Protection were at the scene.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor